63rd Annual Steam Threshers Show

August 13, 14, 15, 16, 2020

Forest, Ontario

Forest Fair Grounds

45 Jefferson Street

Membership Fees

12 and under: free!
Youth (13-17): $15 if purchased prior to or at the May 12th general meeting, $20 if purchased May 13th or later
Adults: $20 if purchased prior to or at the May 12th general meeting, $25 if purchased May 13th or later
Senior (65+): $15 if purchased prior to or at the May 12th general meeting, $20 if purchased May 13th or later

2019 Membership Dues Forms click here

Exhibitor Ribbons

$25 for exhibitor ribbons
*only available at the show not in advance
This charge allows gate admission for the remainder of the weekend
In order to receive a ribbon there must be something going on display and proof of insurance for said item(s). Exhibitors can show as many tractors or pieces of equipment as they’d like for the $25 fee.

Camping On Site Prices

$50 for the weekend for members

$25 per night  for non-members

$75 for the weekend for exhibitors

Contact Gene Siddall 519.852.0446 to reserve a spot!

Accommodations Available Nearby

Country View Motel www.countryviewmotelandrvresort.com ; 519-845-3394

Oakridge Family Campground www.oakridgefamilycampground.com ; 519-243-2500

Forest Golf Club and Inn  www.golfforest.ca ; (800) 265-0214

 2019 Gate Admission:

Friday: $10 all day
Saturday & Sunday: $15 all day
Save $5 on Saturday or Sunday tickets by purchasing in advance!
Weekend Pass: $30

Tickets available online at Eventbrite.ca and in Forest at Williamson Farms Country Store!

Refreshment Tent All Weekend!!

New This Year: Tractor Olympics

We want to find out which tractor brand is really the best, so we are putting them to the test.
Join us with your team of 4 tractors of the same brand and we will be pinning teams against each other in a series of competitions to find out which it the best brand out there!

2019 Dues Form

2019 Membership Dues click here

 2018 Vendor Forms

Food Vendor Application
Food Vendor Guidelines
Vendor Application
Vendor Guidelines

North Lambton Quilt Guild

Participate in hands on demonstrations, view techniques, and many challenge projects and charity quilts on display.  Viewing available all day; check us out next to the stage in the Special Events Building for demo times



Heavy Horse Pulls

Saturday August 15th 2020



Lambton Memorial Fiddle Contest

Saturday August 15, 2020 – 1:00 pm
Registration is from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm — there is no entry fee

Competitive Classes and Prizes are as follows:
12 and under—1st $100 ; 2nd $80 ; 3rd $60 ; 4th $40 ; 5th $20 and youngest $25
13 to18 yrs—1st $200 ; 2nd $150 ; 3rd $100
19 to 44yrs—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50
45 to 64yrs—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50
65 and over—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50 and oldest fiddler $25
duet—1st $150 ; 2nd $100 ; 3rd $50
open class—1st $400 ; 2nd $200 ; 3rd $100

2018 Fiddle Contest Rules

This contest is in memory of many great fiddlers who have come from Lambton County. It is our objective to keep this fine Canadian heritage alive and vibrant for generations to come. If you want further information please contact: Pat Tremblay   519-882-2084 or cell 519-330-0534 email: [email protected]

Thank You for viewing the Western Ontario Steam Threshers website. This site is designed and maintained by our members to provide information on the club, ongoing activities throughout the year and our annual show.

The  Western Ontario Steam Thresher’s Association is the oldest club of its kind in Ontario and has been described as the “Best Steam and Heritage Show in Canada”. We are proud of our founding members and the rich heritage of devoted individuals who have contributed countless hours to build and maintain the Western Ontario Steam Threshers Association.

Please Note: In order to be eligible to exhibit your equipment in the show, you MUST show proof of insurance and be a member of the association or purchase an exhibitor ribbon.